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weaselnoze 11-30-2006 07:34 PM

when to use algae chips?
should i always have algae chips for the pleco? how can i tell if he has enough algae to eat? how do i use algae chips without making a HUGE mess in the tank?

FunkWeasel 11-30-2006 08:14 PM

Yea i was wondering about the disc to pleco size and species ratio too. sombody needs to set up a chart for the weasels.

L's bells 11-30-2006 09:20 PM

i feed mine a few a day.

Bristle nose 12-01-2006 01:41 AM

1 or 2 a day! I usually just put 1 in a day before i go to sleep.

tophat665 12-01-2006 07:46 AM

1 per 3" pleco per day plus 1 if you have other bottom dwelling algae eaters (loaches love 'em). That's my story, and I'm sticking to it.

FunkWeasel 12-15-2006 01:35 AM

one per 3 inches. that sounds about what i do, Thanks!

sazzy 12-16-2006 06:28 AM

id have to put a hand full in mine lol

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